September 26 – November 3, 2013
"Change Ahead". Members of the Nova Scotia Designer Craft Council address the theme of change – in social context, in the use of technology or technique, in the evolution of their own work. What comes next ?
Lesley Armstrong has a piece in this exhibition that is titled "Body Bag Series: Afghanistan" which looks at the war in Afghanistan through woven, video, and audio work.
Mary E. Black Gallery
Nova Scotia Centre for Craft & Design
1061 Marginal Road (beside Pier 21 Museum)
NSCAD University Textile & Fashion Dept. faculty have organized a conference about localized sustainable textiles and fashion industries. Armstrong Textiles owner and part-time NSCAD faculty, Lesley Armstrong, will be one of the speakers. Go to the website for more info. http://www.sowtosew.com
Textile industry stakeholders ranging from agriculturalists, craft persons, textile and fashion designers, retailers to consumers are situated to challenge the status quo, by once again thinking locally. The public presentations will be held on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 in the Bell Auditorium, NSCAD U, 5163 Duke Street, Halifax, NS.
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